Look At The Body On That Thingamabobber

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I use Thingamabobber’s almost exclusively these days for my nymph fishing. They seem to cast easier for my novice anglers than traditional synthetic fiber strike indicators, and I don’t have to load them down with fly floatant. Westwater Products caught my attention this year at the...



Soft-Hackle Hares Ear

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Guiding has allowed me the opportunity to examine lots of my clients fly boxes over the years. Quite often I open a fly box and just find a bunch of bream poppers and traditional old school attractor wet flies. I know it sounds crazy but...



At What Point Does A Fly Become a Lure?

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  Are you carrying a streamer box full of lures? Every year new fly patterns burst onto the scene far from the norm, pushing the boundaries and raising the question, are these true fly patterns or just camouflaged lures? First off, let me get something...



Leaf Hoppers Fly Under the Radar for Most Anglers

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I love trout fishing during the terrestrial season, and I’m always trying to imitate land born insects that have some how managed to fly under the radar for most anglers. If you live on the East Coast, it’s safe to say you probably will recognize...



You want a piece of me?

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If you’re a permit, the answer is yes! This is what a permit sees when he comes up on a crab. The little guy waves those claws like a drunk in a bar fight because, well, that’s all he’s got. To a permit that’s the...